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Blair Ording

January 12, 2012

Name: Blair Ording

Known as: Bro, Princess, Satnav, Rangi, Dragon Warrior

What do you do for a crust?

Try and get people’s international freight shipments to the right place and on time for the right $$$.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spend time with the family, drive my old Mustang around the streets of GC, make my wife laugh , teach my children , trekking , getting the blood flowing!

What are your 3 favourite movies of all time?

Into the Wild, Schindlers List, Pulp Fiction

Who are your 3 favourite groups/artists?

Top 40 thanks to our 4 kids!

The Eagles , Mr Buble’ – old and new school – I like it all – plus some classical or even opera in the right mood!

3 Favourite songs and why?

Nessun Dorma – not once have I heard that song by my man Luciano that the hair on the back of my neck does not stand on end , and it was my late Oma’s (Nana) favourite song too.

Midnight Special CCR – an oldy and a goody – back in the small country town where I grew up this was the one me and some good old friends would belt out over karaoke in front of a hundred or so people in a pub!

When September Ends – Green Day – Kathryn my wife and I’s song when we first met which always reminds me about one of the best times of my life!! (brownie points for leaving home for 3 weeks people)

What is your favourite holiday destination?

South Island – NZ – WOW went there 2011, sooo beats the North Island, the scenery, the people, the rugged cold, the rain, the remoteness – I swear it must have the whole planets scenery within 5 hours drive of anywhere!

Mike – apparently the Milford track is really nice… a lot closer to than somewhere else we are going.

Boxers or briefs?

The ones in between – like the bike pants soooo good and keep everything under control.

Which 5 people would you invite to dinner?

Barack Obama – just to ask him why all the awesome ideas with no follow through.

Dale Carnegie – Old school and passed away but heh its my fantasy , how to win friends and influence people – to keep the pace going and pick it all apart

Richard Branson – So if you were me what would you do ?

Nelson Mandela – Just how did he achieve so much ?

Kim Kardashian – We all need a laugh

What is the one item you always travel with?

My Wallet

Who would you want to be stranded on a deserted island with?

Bear Grills – I want to survive to get off the damned thing.

Who wouldn’t you want to be stranded with?

Kim Kardashian – after a couple of days of course.

If you were a super hero what would be your super power?

Read minds – a hindrance or power – would be good to find out!!

Favourite sports teams?

Go the Titans!!! – well we are holding out for 2012.

Favourite sporting hero?

Peter Blake – NZ Sailor – cut down in his prime but achieved so much!

What well-known person inspires you in life?

Anyone who passed away younger than me.

You have the chance to do more than all the others who have gone before you and that inspires me to be thankful for every day I get to have and you must do something each day just to make you feel that little bit alive!

Favourite quote?

USA Marine Cry – HOO HAAA

At Band Camp … Oopps I mean base camp.

It won’t happen overnight , but it will happen.

Favourite food?

Agadz Indian Food –Butter Chicken, Ellerslie – Auckland, NZ.

Favourite TV show?

Dukes of Hazard

Why are you going on this trip?

To get that “alive feeling” back.

To open my eyes to a third world Country.

To push myself physically and most importantly mentally into something I needed to do to achieve so much more in life once I get back.

Favourite Quotes since training on the track

Anthony to Mike – Mike I hate you why the bloody hell are we doing this!!! (7 minutes into a Polly’s trip)

Dwight to Group – Don’t worry Gary and I will look after the rear!!

Dave to Group – We never see him cause he’s up the front.

John to Tania – We aren’t away for that long.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Ruby permalink
    January 30, 2012 9:59 pm

    Aye big Bear, awesome adventure, good luck & looking frwd to hearing more from you…

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